Feb 2, 2012, 4:15 PM EST
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Even in loss, John Lannan nearly doubled his $2.75 million salary from last year.
A three-judge panel ruled against John Lannan today in his salary arbitration case against the Nationals, determining the left-hander deserves to earn $5 million this season.
One day after appearing before the panel in a hearing in St. Petersburg, Fla., Lannan learned he had lost his case. He had been seeking a $5.7 million salary.
That would have represented a 107 percent raise for Lannan, who made $2.75 million last season. In the end, the judges still awarded the 27-year-old an 82 percent raise based on his stats over several seasons and how comparable pitchers were paid themselves.
Lannan went 10-13 with a 3.70 ERA in 2011, setting or matching career-bests in wins, ERA and starts (33). Over four-plus seasons withRead more »
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